Following the debate over corporate structures in law firms, LOD’s Tim Bratton asks what it means for clients.
In response to Bruce MacEwen’s article on future law firms, Overture’s strategy director Mark Brandon argues that a corporate structure is not the way to go.
Still convinced the traditional law firm model has a future? Allow Adam Smith Esq president Bruce MacEwen to put you straight.
Just as we are locked in competition for cricket’s greatest prize, England and Australia are also competing for one of the great global economic prizes: Chinese inward investment.
When the economy crashed seven years ago, so did people’s trust in business.
Peter Kalis discusses the ‘long game’ of running a firm.
Firms need to juggle real estate costs with providing a modern environment.
Firms that let talented, tech-savvy thinkers go are losing out to New Law upstarts that are deploying hardcore R&D to break down barriers
It’s not true that the legal industry is behind the times – in fact, innovation has always been a big part of what makes law such a satisfying profession.
Behind the Law
DLA Piper’s South Africa ally Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr pulled out of the relationship after it became apparent that partners would be forced into giving up control of the firm, chief executive Brent Williams has revealed.
The dramatic split up of India’s largest firm Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has created two separate firms led by two brothers - Cyril and Shardul Shroff.
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) merged with SJ Berwin just over two years ago - but integrating the merger has not been a completely smooth ride.
The Leadership Interview
Ten months in, and while the financials may be unimpressive, Blake Morgan’s Mr Merger is staying upbeat.
Former Ashurst head Charlie Geffen oozes confidence about the prospects for building his City corporate finance team.